Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System

The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 9.5 million records.

CERN Document Server
Digital archive includes the following items:
  • Periodicals & Progress Reports (2,319)
  • Books & Proceedings (82,669)
  • Articles & Preprints (1,040,269)
  • Multimedia &  Outreach (57,856)                                                       


Digital Library and Archives (DLA) has developed a range of online collections since its origins as the Scholarly Communications Project in 1989. Some were developed for the university at large, such as VT ImageBase (digital image database) and ETDs (electronic theses and dissertations).

The Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations of University of São Paulo was created aiming to make available, under the World Wide Web, the accumulated knowlegde of works from University of São Paulo, where Brazilian and International societies can have a complete digital version of Univerity's theses and disseratations. The Digital Library was opening in 2001 at the same time of University's Knowlegde Portal (Portal do Conhecimento) TOTAL documents: 33151

Open Access en de Universiteitsbibliotheek Utrecht
The archive contains documents (theses, articles, reports, monographs, etc.) produced by scientists at Utrecht University. The majority of the documents are available in full text and are freely accessible via the archive.

DSpace@MIT's Open Access Articles collection contains over 5,000 scholarly articles that MIT Faculty have made openly available on the web under their Open Access Policy. Articles have been viewed more than 380,000 times since the collection was launched in October 2009.

HAL-Inria, Inria’s open archive
was launched on 27 April 2005. It is based on the HAL tool (Hyper Articles on Line) developed by the Direct Scientific Communication Centre (CCSD) of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). It provides scientists with an environment where they can submit and view publications on ICST (Information and Communication Science and Technology). Communication Science and Technology).

The publications submitted via HAL-INRIA are fed into the national HAL open archive, which can be used to submit and publish scientific documents from all disciplines.

UAB Archive focus on:
Course materials (28634), Books and serials (200), Research literature (6,106), Periodicals publications (144), Articles and reports (16,829), Meetings and congresses (374), multimedia (477), etc.                                                  

by the Numbers:
Publication Views Since 2002: 14,456,576
Publications in eScholarship: 45,817
eScholarship Research Units: 324
eScholarship Journals: 55